Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Party time..."Rainbow Party"

Well, the party was a success.  It was the perfect end to a long Birthday Week.  You can tell by the girls faces that they were excited while we finished up our party prep.  June and Kendall did a lot of running around in rainbow tutus waiting for the party to start.

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While we were waiting, we gave the photo booth a test run.  I was not sure if the kids would be interested in the photo booth, but they were...even the boys.  All the kids wanted their pictures taken.  My job this week is to touch up pictures and e-mail them to the kiddos.  We had lots of silly faces and group shots!

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Our set up was simple, lots of colors!  Colored paper, colored plates, water bottle wrappers, you get the idea.

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Our party was two hours and we had just enough time to finish all of the activities and eat cake.  The candy bar was a BIG hit.  Instead of making goody bags to hand out, one of our activities was to make your own goody bag.  In addition to the candy I had small bags with pencils, bubbles, crayons, and tattoos.  The kids were able to fill their bags. Russ scooped  ladles of gumballs into each bag...the kiddos loved this.

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Here are the girls and some candy excitement.  I was not kidding last week when I said I was sugaring them up and sending them home.

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June has a class of only 14.  We had 11 kids plus Kendall.  I was worried about keeping them busy, but it went well.  We had a movie running in the back ground, a coloring, station, a craft station, a tattoo stations, a ping pong game (we used the photo booth as a hoop),  a pinata, the candy bar, the photo booth, and of course cake!

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Luckily with St. Patty's day right around the corner, there were lots of "rainbow" choices.  This crafts was fun and easy....shamrock rainbow scratch art!  The kids were able to take home all of their creations in their goody bags.

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Finally, it was cake time.  The cake turned out great...it was really pretty and exactly what June wanted. (I will have a whole cake post later this week).

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Happy Birthday to June!  I think she had a great 6th Birthday.

13 comments:

Life with Kaishon said...

HOLY WOW! You did a great job on this party! : ) I love the colors. I love the smiles. Your photobooth idea is adorable! Absolutely beautiful.

Sarah said...

Everything looks amazing! What a great party.

Kim Cunningham said...

Adorable party! I love how cheerful everything looks! The girlies are pretty cute, too!

Skye said...

What a colorful & beautiful birthday! Happy 6th to June! Great pictures as always! :)

Sue said...

That birthday looks just about perfect! And don't we all love little girls in tutus??

=)

Gina @ Kleinworth & Co. said...

OH HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!! What a fun time & I just love all your decorations & favors.

Also loving how the kitchen turned out. Beautiful!

packmom said...

What a fun and colorful party! Looks like a blast. Great decorations.

Hannah said...

Great party! You really did a great job pulling it all together. I love the photo booth too. Very cool :)

Tricia said...

Wow, everything looks great! I was just showing my daughter the photos and when she saw all the candy she said she wanted a party like that :)

likeschocolate said...

What a great party! I want to be six again. I don't think I ever had such a party. How fun!

Tish said...

What a fantastic party!! With so many beautiful, bright colors, crafts, activities and candy ... it looks like it was a huge success! i love the photobooth!! looking forward to the post on the cake!

Elisa said...

The first pic of June- she looks so happy! Glad the party went great :)

Melissa Bliss Rich said...

What a wonderful day! I'm sure she will always remember it. I love all those bright colors! So cheerful and fun!